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High Pass Rendering
May 30, 2013
Stumbling around Photoshop I came upon the High Pass filter. I think it is designed as a sharpening tool but can create a near woodblock effect. Hooray !
For as long as I have used Photoshop and various photo manipulation tools, I have wanted to create this rendering style. Lines delicately defined, outlining graphic shapes, with simple color. Other tools and filters I have used leave heavy lines and strong contrast, looking clearly like someone toying with a photograph.
Like any filter or art technique, it takes just the right photo to make the affect really work. These Petunias, ‘Punch Banana’, set up nicely as a two dimensional tapestry with all the fine lines working to lead the eye into the frame. [click to continue…]